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Happy Thoughts Card & Flower Card

Designed by Sarah Naumann

 

Flower Card

Materials:

  • ColorBox Surfacez™: Scarlet, Marmalade,
  • Black & Caribbean
  • ColorBox® Art Wheel
  • Hot Off the Press Inc. clear stamp set: Serendipity Flowers
  • Hot Off the Press Inc. Cardmaker’s:
  • White Cards and Envelopes 5” x 6 ½”
  • Paper Accents™ cardstock:
  • Glossy White - (1) 6 ¼” x 4 ¾”
  • Paper Accents™ cardstock:
  • Matte White - (1) 5 ¼” x 2 ¾”
  • Acetate Sheet: 5” x 2 ½”
  • Brads: Copper
  • Ribbon: Sheer Brown 3/8” width
  • Therm*o*Web: Tape Runner
  • Hole Punch: 1/16” hole
  • Glue Stick & Baby Wipes
  • Scissors & Cotton tips
  • Scrap Paper

Directions:

  1. Place the acetate on scrap paper and brayer with Caribbean. Ink the edges with Caribbean.
  2. Ink one of the flower images from the stamp set with Black and stamp onto acetate. Allow it to dry. Turn acetate over. Apply Marmalade ink to flower petals by tapping a damp baby wipe onto pad and then transferring ink.  Use the same method to color the leaves and swirls with Caribbean ink.
  3. Flip the acetate piece back over and adhere to matte cardstock with glue stick. Punch holes in all four corners with hole punch, positioned as shown, and add brads.
  4. Place the glossy piece onto scrap paper and use Art Wheel to brayer Scarlet ink to create a background. Ink the edge of the piece with Scarlet.
  5. Adhere the acetate piece to the brayered background with Tape Runner. Tie a knot in piece of ribbon and wrap around front panel as shown. Secure the ends to the back of the panel with tape runner.
  6. Adhere the stamped panel to the front of a Cardmaker card as shown.

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Happy Thoughts Card

Materials:

  • ColorBox Surfacez™: Berry, Black & Caribbean
  • Hot Off the Press Inc. clear stamp set: Heartfelt Greetings
  • Hot Off the Press Inc. Dazzles™: Stacked Star Stickers
  • Hot Off the Press Inc. Cardmaker’s: White Cards and Envelopes 5” x 6 ½”
  • Paper Accents™ Glossy White Paper: 6 ¼” x 4 ¾” (1)
  • and 3 ½” x 2 ½” (1)
  • Ribbon: Grosgrain Teal 3/8”
  • Therm*o*Web: Lots O Zots Clear Adhesive Dots –
  • Medium & Tape Runner
  • Acrylic Block sized for stamp
  • Embossing Heat Tool
  • Scrap paper
  • Scissors

Directions:

  1. Cut the following Dazzles™ off the sheet, leaving room around them: medium stars, small stars and one border. Leaving stickers on the backing paper, set them on your scrap paper, and tap the Caribbean ink onto them to color. Set aside to dry.
  2. Place the 6 ¼” x 4 ¾” piece of glossy paper on scrap paper and buff the paper with Berry ink. Start from the edges and ink into the center of the piece.
  3. Place the 3 ½” x 2 ½” piece of glossy paper on scrap paper and buff lightly with Caribbean ink, start from the edges and ink into the center.
  4. Ink the very edges of both pieces of paper with Black.
  5. Wrap the Berry piece with the ribbon, securing the ends to the back with tape. Adhere the star border to Berry colored piece, as shown.
  6. Adhere the Caribbean colored piece over the Berry piece, as shown with Zots. Add stars on the small piece as shown.
  7. Ink the “Happy Thoughts” sentiment with Black ink and stamp in spot as shown.
  8. Adhere the stamped panel to the front of a Cardmaker card.  Tie a knot or bow with an extra piece of ribbon and adhere to the front of the card, as shown. 

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